IoT Aids in Complex Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccine IoT technologies play a key role in the distribution of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, which must remain at sub-arctic temperatures to ensure efficacy. Monitoring the location and temperature will be essential as vaccines move from the manufacturer to the public.
Banks Roll Out Smart Bots for Safe, Self-Serve Customer Management Intuitive interactions can influence where and how customers choose to bank. From self-service kiosks to fully autonomous robots, the financial sector is using IoT technologies to court potential clients.
Data-driven Agriculture 4.0: How IoT is Modernizing the Food Chain Artificial intelligence is automating farm operations as environmental sensors, digital images, and computer vision impact everything from planting to harvesting, and farmers are reaping the profits.
Automation Nation: Fast, Efficient Same-Day and Last-Mile Delivery Solutions Providing door-to-door pickup and delivery, intelligent carts and robots are changing the way that packages are delivered, providing faster, safer, contactless delivery options for residential neighborhoods.
Putting Interconnected IoT Devices to Work to Improve Patient Healthcare Innovation will continue to fuel the medical device sector’s ongoing quest for better ways to diagnose and treat medical conditions proactively. When devices are interconnected, the ability for practitioners and clinicians to provide better patient care is increased exponentially.
Texas Hospital Taps AI at the Edge to Build Safe, Intelligent Virtual ICU The global pandemic motivates Houston Methodist Hospital to roll out a virtual ICU. Using software that collects and analyzes data and uses AI at the edge, clinicians can treat patients while reducing exposure to infectious disease.
Wearable Device Uses AI to Detect COVID-19 Symptoms Continuous monitoring and machine learning in a patch-like wearable device enables early detection of COVID-19 symptoms. Remote monitoring capabilities extend the reach of doctors and the safety of patients.
Virtual Assistants Take on COVID-19 Screening, Docent Duties Artificial intelligence and speech and gesture interfaces enable VR-assistants and robotic greeters to interact with tourists in new ways at popular museums and events. From health screening to temperature checks to language translation, these virtual assistants help visitors get in, get around, and get more out of the exhibits.
Autonomous Transports Provide Safe, Contactless Delivery of Essentials With object detection, collision avoidance, and mapping technology, intelligent robotic transport solutions are being put to work, providing efficient, contactless delivery services for daily essentials, such as food to hospital workers treating COVID-19 patients.